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(Special from Facing South) -- Despite losing two high-profile organizing campaigns in 2017 -- at Boeing's factory in South Carolina and a Nissan plant in Mississippi -- labor unions gained 130,000 members from the Southern workforce last year. Data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in January ...
The CEO is also betting on efficiencies from the deployment of 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners as WestJet expands long-distance service. Boeing rolled out the Max 7, the third member of its upgraded 737 family, at its Renton, Washington, factory Feb. 5. The milestone marked the first public appearance by the ...

The Prime Minister, during a visit to Belfast, met workers and bosses at the aircraft manufacturing factory. ... Bombardier's bitter trade dispute with Boeing had threatened jobs at the Belfast plant after the United States trade authorities sided with the US company and proposed a 292% tariff on the import of its ...
The popularity of air travel is soaring on the back of resurging economies and lower airfares and the two giant airframe suppliers are delivering planes in record numbers to meet demand. Boeing and Airbus factories are a hive of activity with most aircraft models at all-time production highs as airlines ...
A big part of that future will be a few miles from the Dreamliner plant at Boeing's propulsion center at Palmetto commerce Park, where the company designs and assembles engine nacelles for the 737 MAX single-aisle plane. Boeing delivered its first 737 MAX in May and the plane has more than 4,300 ...
Boeing's latest iteration of its 737 MAX line rolled out today at the company's Renton, Washington plant, as the first 737 MAX 7 prototype left its hanger in a predawn ceremony watched by thousands of Boeing employees. Scheduled to go into service in 2019, the twin-engine jetliner will undergo system ...

Boeing, of course, knows to protect its technology. But the Chinese Communist Party has an army of hackers - and successful ones. They scoured the US Office Of Personnel Management records, looted a major Japanese manufacturing company of its technology, and stole F-35 technology - to name a ...
Boeing surprised the aerospace world with the unveiling of their own notional hypersonic aircraft design that intends to compete with Lockheed's shadowy hypersonic demonstrator aircraft and its upscaled "SR-72" platform that could follow. But this news comes as more evidence has emerged supporting ...
UPS orders more Boeing 747s -- a possible boon for Hawthorne fuselage plant. Samantha Masunaga. By Samantha Masunaga. Feb 02, 2018 | 1:10 PM. UPS orders more Boeing 747s -- a possible boon for Hawthorne fuselage plant. A United Airlines Boeing 747 prepares to land in 2007. (Karen Bleier / AFP/Getty Images).
The arrival of the A321LR is part of an escalating fight between Airbus and its American rival Boeing (BA) over what the plane makers have dubbed "the middle of the market." With the A321LR, Airbus says it "has captured a solid 80%" of market for flights that don't need a long-range jet, but are too busy for ...
Image via taphilo.com/Boeing]. "Chicken wire was lightly coated with tar, and then dipped in chicken feathers," historian Bill Yenne wrote for Warfare History Network. "The finished product, which had a soft, leafy appearance, could be formed into a rigid structure of any shape and sprayed multiple shades of ...
Crowning a blockbuster year with a tax windfall of just over $1 billion, Boeing announced Wednesday that it made an $8.2 billion profit last year and raised its ... Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg expressed confidence in the future, citing the increased productivity in Boeing's factories and the growing ...
This year is expected to bring another increase in production of Boeing's single-aisle 737 airliner. By year's end, they'll be rolling off the assembly line at a pace of 52 every single month, five more than in 2017. The company also opens its new plant in China later this year, designed to install cabins for ...
WASHINGTON -- Boeing is striving to keep a core of 4,000 to 4,500 workers busy at its satellite manufacturing facilities across California to prevent losing highly experienced workers during a ... "We are working very hard at the factory to ensure that our engineers are working on the commercial side …
Boeing's Wichita plant churned out 1,644 of the airplanes during World War II. The B-29 is best known as the bomber type that dropped atomic bombs on ... back of semis in 2000 to what was then Boeing Wichita on South Oliver. The company made space available at the factory for the bomber's restoration.
Boeing delivered a staggering 61 of its single-aisle 737 jets to customers in December, a milestone that will generate cash for the jet maker as it reports its 2017 financial results next week. Boeing handed over almost two of the single-aisle jets each day from the sprawling Renton plant where 12,000 ...
A railway car plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, is poised to secure a large portion of a $3.6 billion contract to produce New York City subway cars. ... a consumer products division, which makes personal watercraft and recreational vehicles, as well as an aerospace division, which makes parts for Boeing jetliners.

That is because Samsung electronics Co. recently started production at a $380 million manufacturing plant in the state, hiring 600 employees and ... South Carolina saw those industries dry up decades ago and has since turned to foreign investment to boost its economy, drawing factories from Boeing Co., ...
Boeing's North Charleston campus is the exclusive assembly site for the 787-10, primarily because the plane's mid-body is too large to fit into the modified 747s -- called Dreamlifters -- that transport fuselage sections between the local campus and a second Dreamliner plant in Everett, Wash. The North ...
The Port of Everett, Washington, best known for its handling of components for a nearby Boeing aircraft plant, plans this year to lengthen its South Terminal to handle larger ships, and to double the terminal's load-bearing capacity to 1,000 pounds per square inch in order to handle heavier breakbulk loads ...
Boeing Co. officials want to meet with Charleston airport and Air Force base leaders to avert another travel freeze at the state's busiest runways following the ... The aerospace giant's South Carolina plant relies on the runways to test and deliver planes and to receive critical Dreamliner components that are ...
Boeing's scale is almost unimaginable. From its headquarters in Chicago, the $94.6 billion juggernaut employs more than 140,000 people across the U.S. and in more than 65 countries. In the U.S. alone, Boeing employs 50,000 factory workers and 45,000 engineers. Muilenburg's ambitions obviously have ...
When Boeing received the contract for the 747 they had no place to actually build the plane. The size of the 747 was too big to fit in their factory, so Boeing built a factory in Everett, Washington called the Boeing Everett Factory. To this day this is the largest building in the world, and because of the size, ...
A Boeing 737 MAX 9 sits outside its production plant in Renton, Washington. Boeing has benefited greatly in 2017 as the ... The US trade warriors include financially strapped solar panel manufacturers, downsizing Rust Belt steel plants and declining California olive farms. Several requests came from ...
Boeing will also be responsible for maintaining the simulators. It also plans to use several local partners to support hardware and software requirements, and for supporting maintenance of simulators. Boeing provided factory training to 5 aircrews and 68 maintenance technicians as part of the original P-8I ...
Since then, more than 1,500 747s have left Boeing's factory in Everett, Washington. Most spent their lives carrying passengers for airlines or carrying freight around the world. But some special variants have lived more exciting lives, fighting forest fires, carrying presidents--even ferrying space shuttles.
A new Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner rolls out of the Boeing factory in Everett, near Seattle. Photo: Qantas. Tigerair failed to make either list, receiving only five out of seven in the site's ratings. AirlineRatings.com, an airline safety and product rating website, praised Qantas for its "extraordinary record of firsts in ...
A working group with representatives from the companies and Brazil's government is exploring defense protections that would still give Boeing full access to Embraer's product lineup. Boeing would keep Embraer's brand and Brazilian factories, the people said. Boeing would also use Embraer engineers to ...
The rule targeted the state's largest emitters of greenhouse gases, such as natural gas distributors, petroleum product producers and importers, power plants, metal manufacturers and landfill operators. Large manufacturing operations, like the Boeing Co. plant in Everett, also made the list of those expected ...
Those low-tech facilities produce high volumes of air conditioning ducting components and structural and interior components for Boeing and airlines. Cagnatel said in an interview that AIM will strengthen that business with a major effort to modernize plants and introduce carbon fiber technology automation ...
It was just a trial, from the runway near Boeing's new factory north of Seattle, a building constructed for the express purpose of assembling the 747, and, by the way, the largest structure ever erected. The 1970s have developed a reputation for ennui, the so-called Malaise Era. This is somewhat deserved.
The West Plains PDA and Greater Spokane Incorporated will recruit Boeing to the Spokane region for the design, production and assembly of a new midsize ... He notes the airport received funding for a rail, to be completed in 2018, that would extend directly into the site proposed for a Boeing NMA plant.
Spokane to seek factory for new Boeing plane ... Business leaders in Spokane will make a pitch to attract the design, production and final assembly of Boeing's new midsize airplane. ... Spokane business leaders said Friday they want Boeing to continue to manufacture airplanes in the Pacific Northwest.
Spokane to Seek Factory for New Boeing Plane. Business leaders in Spokane will make a pitch to attract the design, production and final assembly of Boeing's new midsize airplane. Dec. 23, 2017, at 8:00 a.m.. Spokane to Seek Factory for New Boeing Plane ...
Gov. Jay Inslee has launched a statewide council to persuade Boeing that Washington state is the best place to design and manufacture a new mid-sized airplane. "Washington state is the best place for Boeing to build the NMA, bar none, and I'm looking forward to making that case directly," Inslee said in a ...
During the Boeing 737 Renton Factory tour at aviation Geek Fest this year, I thought I heard the tour guide say something about elephants walking the ... KC-97s under production in the late 1940s at Renton. The 377 Stratocruiser airliners were built at Boeing's Plant 2 near Boeing Field. - Photo: Boeing.
At Boeing's Everett, Washington fact0ry, the two are also built side-by-side. Everett isn't Boeing's only factory. The 737 is built nearby in Renton, Washington while the 787-10 is produced exclusively in North Charleston, South Carolina. But, Everett remains Boeing's most famous and storied production ...
The 21-year-old's identical twin brother, Aaron, works on the deck below him, in and around the fuselage, doing similar work at the Boeing Co. plant. "I grew up ... The Bannisters are the kind of people Boeing is looking to hire: younger workers to replace its aging and changing workforce. If it could, the ...
Bombardier is locked in a trade dispute with Boeing; Airbus and Bombardier have formed a joint venture and say they want to assemble jets in Mobile; and Boeing, which has scoffed at the Airbus-Bombardier plan, has explored a relationship with Brazil's Embraer that has some similar aspects.
Fed up with delays that have plagued production of luxury jetliner cabins, Boeing is forming its own company with a major seat supplier to the auto industry. The joint venture with Adient will be based near Frankfurt, Germany, along with a technology center and an initial production plant, the companies said ...
But industry analysts seem to see a possible linkup between Boeing and Embraer as a response to a previously announced partnership between Airbus and Bombardier. If that's correct, and Boeing and Embraer are taking the Airbus-Bombardier deal that seriously, Mobile's chances of getting a second ...
Boeing's St. Louis-based defense unit makes the fighter jets in St. Louis. The Puget Sound region is home to Boeing factories for the 737, which is modified into the submarine-hunting P-8A Poseidon, and the 767, which is being used for the Air Force KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling tanker program.
At Boeing's Everett, Washington fact0ry, the two are also built side-by-side. Everett isn't Boeing's only factory. The 737 is built nearby in Renton, Washington while the 787-10 is produced exclusively in North Charleston, South Carolina. But, Everett remains Boeing's most famous and storied production ...
Boeing announces innovation challenge to power aerospace development in India ... Boeing has announced the launch of the Boeing HorizonX India ... factory productivity, supply chain, aircraft maintenance and services, ...
students interact with Boeing Co. workers during a Boeing Days program ... and factories and the experiences their parents and grandparents had." ... such as those in automaker BMW's Upstate plant -- will join the program.
Factories in those days were no cause to turn your head to the carriage window. ... (AMRC), spread across the site of the old coking plant at Orgreave. ... that the foundations began to be dug for Boeing's first factory in Europe.
Boeing-Bombardier dispute offers mixed omens for new Mobile jet .... Boeing repeatedly challenges the idea that the Mobile plant ever will be ...
BMW's arrival in the Upstate helped develop a constellation of suppliers making parts in the Palmetto State, an ecosystem that will be bolstered by the Mercedes-Benz Vans and Volvo factories under construction near Charleston. Boeing's plant in North Charleston is beginning to form a network of ...


 

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